Politicians are always promising to do things politicians can’t do. Either they believe they are magic, or they want you to believe they are.
The winner-takes-all approach is why politics is so toxic to society. It’s like voting on which church everyone is required to attend and fund for the next four years.
Isn’t it better to not create a problem in the first place than to try to fix it after it happens?
I don’t care about Hunter Biden’s so-called tax crimes or gun crimes, no matter how clear the evidence may be. I have no love for the Bidens, but I don’t believe there is even one legitimate tax or anti-gun rule. Not one. Accusing someone of breaking one of those fake laws is completely pointless.
(My Eastern New Mexico News column for October 12, 2022)
Being political leads to unfortunate outcomes. Politics never makes people act smart.
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Some would have you believe we are at war with each other, but your neighbors aren’t the enemy, even if they follow the enemy. Or if you do. Don’t let politics make you hate each other — that would be a tragedy.
It seems it should be obvious to everyone by now: those who seek positions of political power can’t even run their own lives; they certainly shouldn’t be allowed to run yours. No one is less qualified to do so.
Democracy is nothing but mob rule; might through superior numbers makes “right.” It is nothing to celebrate or fetishize. Those who place faith in democracy are telling you they don’t understand what rights are, nor do they understand the dangers of letting the mob decide which rights to respect and which to ignore.
Do you only care about some things because you’ve been manipulated into caring?
Is it my imagination, or do many people run from responsibility as fast as they can?